On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio
  • CBS ends last 4 radio soap operas (Ma Perkins, Right to Happiness, Young Dr Malone & 2nd Mrs Burton) & cancels 4 other series
  • First atomic reactor for research & development, Richland, Wa
  • Three of the four Mirabal sisters, opponents of the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo of the Dominican Republic, are assassinated

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Grant, American gospel and rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby), born in Augusta, Georgia

Person of interestJohn F. Kennedy Jr.

John F. Kennedy Jr, American magazine publisher (George), lawyer and son of JFK, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • Kasey Smith, American heavy metal artist (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Queens, New York
  • Mary Ostergren, biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
1960 Highlights

About November 25, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius